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19/09/2021

Job ads – Central London, East/South London, North London.

Z2K

We are looking for an experienced and proactive individual with in-depth knowledge and experience of providing housing advice and casework that meets quality standards and achieves performance targets. You will have gained a minimum of 2 years’ experience of housing advice and casework through paid or other voluntary work.  You will demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills, have a commitment to working with communities who are highly disadvantaged and a passion for helping people to overcome homelessness and poverty.  You will have the ability to interview, advise, and work with service users empathetically, and have a willingness to try new tasks and support the wider team with policy work and online communication such as blogs and tweets.

Z2K is an equal opportunity employer. People with lived experience of poverty, from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQIA+ individuals and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. We welcome evidence of experience from both work and non-work settings such as volunteering and personal life.

Closing date: Midnight Thursday 30th September 2021

Apply via website: https://www.z2k.org/join-us/staff-vacancies/


 

Edwards Duthie Shamash wishes to recruit experienced housing solicitors to join their Housing department (listed in the Legal 500) at the Stratford or Waterloo offices. Successful applicants will have a sound knowledge of housing law and litigation and ideally will have experience of acting as a duty advisor under a Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme. Experience of community care law is also desirable.

Salary according to experience and excellent career opportunities.

Apply with covering letter and CV to Toni Young (ty@edwardsduthieshamash.co.uk)

Website – www.edwardsduthieshamash.co.uk


 

Advice for Renters

Senior Housing Solicitor Working Hours: Full-Time (35 hrs pw)

Salary: £36k – £42k depending on experience

We’ve just said Goodbye to one of the most talented housing lawyers anyone could wish for, because she’s taking a very well-earned career break. If you aspire to be that good (or if you are already), this job could be for you. You won’t be joining us for the high salary (because it isn’t) but if you want to work with a dedicated team who are all passionate about housing justice, then this could be the job for you.

You must be a qualified Solicitor with at least 5 years’ solid experience in Housing Law. You will have excellent organisational and client care skills and be able to work with minimal supervision, meeting tight deadlines and maintaining high levels of accuracy. You will be IT literate, self-servicing and have a good working knowledge of Legal Aid processes. You will be able to contribute to the growth and development of Advice for Renters` services.

If you’d like to talk to our CEO Jacky Peacock or Ronald Daley, the Head of our Housing Advice Centre, please call 020 3841 6930 to book a telephone appointment.

If you would like to apply, please email your CV, a covering letter and the Equal Opportunities Form to tiziana.falco@advice4renters.org.uk or telephone 020 7624 4327 for any query.

For information about us, the role and required Equal Opportunities Form, please visit: adviceforrenters.org/work-for-us

Closing date: Monday, 4 October 2021 (12 noon) Interviews: Week commencing 11 October 2021

 

 

Giles Peaker is a solicitor and partner in the Housing and Public Law team at Anthony Gold Solicitors in South London. You can find him on Linkedin and on Twitter. Known as NL round these parts.

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